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Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:49:08 +0000

 



Headline of the Day

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:49:08 +0000

“Trump to name Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general suing EPA on climate change, to head the EPA”



Video: Stephen Colbert’s Audience Cheers Trump’s Boeing Tweet

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:42:33 +0000

But Commissar Colbert quickly stops this, demonstrating the politically correct reaction instead.



Poll: How Many Senators Will Vote for The Wall?

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:40:59 +0000




Young, Leftwing Italians March to Demand Italexit

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:28:11 +0000

“Brexit was not a vote against Europe, it was a vote against the EU, which takes power from the people and makes decisions against their interest[s]. We want the same thing. We want change in Italy and in Europe.”



The Trump Effect Continues

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:40:42 +0000

Self-described “smarmy liberal elitist” gets fired for Facebook comment.



Why Trump Picks Generals

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:16:47 +0000

Different cabinet positions need different skills. You want your Secretary of State, for instance, to have gravitas and political skill; that’s why presidents like to give this job to their former rivals. There are some cabinet positions where operational excellence is the primary qualification – Secretary of Defense comes to mind. Operational expertise can be found among people who run large organizations – CEOs, senior government officials, military generals… Generals are arguably the most overlooked among these; so it’s great that Trump nominated a general with a record of operational success, James “Mad Dog” Mattis, for this job. There is another job that requires such expertise, DHS Secretary. Being DHS Secretary means overseeing the border patrol, TSA, and various other large agencies that need operational expertise to run them. The Wall also needs to be built, a classic operational task since building a wall is mostly a matter of organizing men and materiel. So it’s good news that President-elect Trump is thinking of pairing up retired General John Kelly with Kris Kobach at DHS. While Kobach has little operational experience, he will bring creative thinking and great ideas to the Department. A skilled operator, like a military general, could make […]



Trump Really Cares About the Flag

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:27:15 +0000

He just brought it up unbidden at his North Carolina rally, asking the audience if they agreed with him about flag-burning, and saying “We’re gonna see what we can do about that.”



If You Thought Fracking Changed the World…

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:08:21 +0000

You ain’t seen nothin’ yet: If producers can find a way to microwave oil shales in the Green River Formation, which sprawls across Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, the nation’s recoverable reserves could soar and energy independence could become more than an election slogan. Even with existing methods — strip-mining the shale and then cooking it, or injecting steam to cook the rock underground (hydraulic fracturing is useless here) — the formation contains enough oil to last the U.S. 165 years at current rates of consumption. […] Producers would microwave oil shale formations with a beam as powerful as 500 household microwave ovens, cooking the kerogen and releasing the oil. It also would turn the water found naturally in the deposits to steam, which would help push the oil to the wellbore. “Once you remove the oil and water,” Kearl continues, “the rock basically becomes transparent” to the microwave beam, which can then penetrate outward farther and farther, up to about 80 feet from the wellbore. It doesn’t sound like much, but a single microwave-stimulated well, which would be drilled in formations on average nearly 1,000 feet thick, could pump about 800,000 barrels. Qmast plans to have its first systems deployed […]



Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN) to Become a 24-Hour Network

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:31:53 +0000

They broadcast all the Trump rallies, and helped changed the world. Now they’re expanding to fight the Lying Liberal Media.



I Agree with a Hyper-partisan, Ultra-liberal Democrat!

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:05:14 +0000

Quote: The Democratic negotiating position on all issues put before them while they are in the House and Senate minority for at least the next two years should be very simple: You will give us Merrick Garland or you may go die in a fire. Democrats, please, please follow this advice! Help us replace the following Democrat senators with Republicans, and engineer a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate in 2018: Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) Senator Angus King (I-ME) Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)



Video: Where Does Tucker Carlson Find These People?

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:46:24 +0000

(via PJ Media)



Guy Goes into Coma August 29th, Wakes up to President-elect Trump

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:12:00 +0000

And immediately starts watching election-night reactions, of course! You, too, can relive the schadenfreude right here.



Trumpism of the Day

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:05:18 +0000

“Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Aren’t you glad you voted for him? 😎



Video of the Day

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:54:49 +0000

I’m not gay, but I might make an exception for Milo.



The Trump Effect Continues

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:39:08 +0000

Merkel calls for burqa ban to save her political life. Germans were aghast when an Afghan “migrant” raped the teenage daughter of an EU official and drowned her in a river. Merkel has to face the people next year.